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Re: [IP] RE: Pregnancy BG's

Also remember that if you use a meter such as a 'Profile' it reads 
whole blood glucose, whereas the numerous other meters read serum 
glucose (like a lab) and that is 20% lower so you are even closer to 
a hypo!

> Consider any BG below 60 a potential hypoglycemia.  This is why the
> dietitians recommend 3 meals and 3 snacks for the pregnant diabetic
> woman. Sustained high Bg's are most problematic as they will damage
> the fetus. Sustained low BG deprives the child of nutrition and can
> contribute to low birth weight and prematurity for the baby. 
> Starvation  ketosis is just as bad for the baby as ketosis from high
> BG.  Is there a OB person involved with the pregnancy? Barbara B.
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> Insulin-Pumpers website http://www.insulin-pumpers.org/
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